Understanding the work requirements needed should disability strike is extremely important. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a payroll-tax funded federal program that pays out benefits to those who cannot work because they’re disabled. In order to be eligible, the applicant must meet certain employment requisites.
One of two disability benefits programs offered through the Social Security Administration, SSDI only offers benefits to those who meet a strict disability definition and have worked enough under a job covered by Social Security.
The federal government must first answer a few important questions regarding a person’s work history: